Dental Assistant Jobs in Downers Grove, IL

Aid dentist as required, especially in areas such as direct patient care, office duties, and preparing materials for treatments. Dental assistants are typically responsible for directly supporting dentists to ensure that procedures run smoothly. They manage equipment such as suction hoses to keep the patient’s mouth dry and workable during treatment, sterilize instruments, and develop X-rays/perform other lab tasks under dentist oversight. Additionally, they coordinate with clients to deliver information on effective hygiene techniques, schedule appointments, and arrange billing/payment. Because many of their tasks involve interaction with dentists and patients, they need to have strong interpersonal skills.

Depending on state regulations, dental assistants may perform coronal polishing to eliminate soft deposits, protect teeth from cavities with sealant or fluoride, and/or prepare patients for procedures by applying topical anesthetic. Some are also expected to prepare materials for temporary crowns and casts of teeth.

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Des Plaines, IL (18 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions according to office protocol....
11 hours ago
Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Dental Assistant Established Streamwood dental office looking for a sociable, dedicated, dental assistant with a good work ethic....
3 hours ago
University of Illinois Medical Center - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Current certification as a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB), if required by the employing institution....
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Dental Concepts - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
We are looking for an experienced Dental Assistant to join our growing team. This position requires working in two offices and having previous knowledge as a clinical Dental Assistant....
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Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Specialist dental practice in Crystal Lake is seeking motivated FULL-TIME dental assistant. - Approx. 32 - 36 hours/week; no evenings or weekends!...
2 days ago
Des Plaines, IL (18 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Located at Des Plaines, Niles and Park Ridge, Looking for Part Time or Full Time Bilingual (Spanish / English) Dental Assistant, High School Graduates Welcome, Dental Assistant Program Candidates Welcome...
1 day ago
Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Full time clinical chairside dental assistant position available in our Chicago (Lincoln Park) location....
11 hours ago
Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Webster Dental Care, with 11 locations north and west in Chicagoland is looking for Dental Assistants with at least one year of chair side experience....
11 hours ago
Cameo Dental Specialists - River Forest, IL (12 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Seeking a full time experienced Dental Assistant/Endodontic Assistant who possesses good communication skills, the willingness to learn and adapt, great patient skills, and positive motivation!...
4 hours ago
McKenna Dental - Naperville, IL (6 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Mckenna Dental is looking for an exceptional dental assistant to join our team....
3 hours ago
Naperville Endodontics - Naperville, IL (6 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
An established dental specialty office in Naperville is seeking an employee to perform multiple duties including chair side assisting, front office duties and provide administrative help to the...
3 hours ago
Des Plaines, IL (18 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
We are growing and seeking to hire 2 people - Dental Assistant and Dental Front Desk Administrator to join our team....
3 hours ago
Enamel & Root Dentistry - Wilmette, IL (24 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Modern boutique dental practice is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated dental assistant. We are a paperless office using Dentrix Ascend cloud based management software....
4 hours ago
Cameo Dental Specialists - Berwyn, IL (12 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Seeking a full time experienced Dental Assistant/Endodontic Assistant who possesses good communication skills, the willingness to learn and adapt, great patient skills, and positive motivation!...
3 hours ago
Dental Art Specialists - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
We are looking for an enthusiastic, professional, and friendly Orthodontic Dental assistant who is also experienced in chair-side assisting in restorative dentistry for children and adults....
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